NPC20 @ Home Collection

Get all session recordings from the conference program, PLUS access to the Career Zone live event on Wednesday, May 6 — with the opportunity to earn more than 25 CM credits!

Purchase Access


The NPC20 @ Home Collection brings the spirit of the National Planning Conference to the planning community.This collection combines the most relevant NPC20 content with new programming that speaks to the unprecedented challenges planners are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic and career navigation. A complete list of session recordings appears below, with more than 25 CM credits available – including 1.5 law credits and 1.5 ethics credits!  

Rebuilding Community 

  • Keynote 1: Rebuilding Community 
  • Attainable Housing Challenges: Rules and Engagement 
  • Reaching Beyond Single Family Zone Districts? 
  • Legal Issues Associated With Planning and Zoning Hearings In A Pandemic 
  • Pathways to Prosperity: Differentiating Rural Assets 
  • Demanding Equity: Planning for Disaster Recovery 
  • Resilient Houston: The 101st Resilient City 
  • Examining Informal and Emerging Microtransit 
  • From the Trenches: Abolishing Parking Minimums 

Planning in a Digital Era 

  • Keynote 2: Opening Keynote: On the Frontlines of Pandemic Response and Recovery 
  • Virtual Tools for Co-Design and Community Engagement 
  • Contextualizing Big Data 
  • Rethinking Smart Cities Holistically 
  • How to Harness Census/Election Year Organizing 
  • Live-Work-Play-Dispatch: Designing for E-Commerce 
  • How Post-Disaster Data Can Inform Planning 
  • Planning Education and Digital Evolution 
  • Build Political Will Using “Grasstops” Advocacy 
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Navigating the Future of Planning 

  • Keynote 3: Finding the Way Forward for Planning and Communities 
  • What the Gig? Private Practice Today 
  • Ethics Cases of the Year: 2020 
  • The Housing Crisis of the Housing Crisis 
  • Economic Impacts of COVID-19 and Planning for Inclusive Recovery 
  • Plan Houston: Planning the Unplanned City 
  • Waste Deep: Planning for Disposal in a Pandemic and Other Disasters 
  • Risk Based Transportation Planning for Uncertainty 
  • Granite Becomes Gold: Curb Value Transformations 

Career Zone 

  • Opening Keynote: Keeping Current in a Technology-driven Future 
  • Nature and the Mind in an Era of Pandemic 
  • Behind the Scenes of the Hiring Process 
  • Effectively Managing Virtual Teams 
  • Choose your Own Adventure: The Many Sides of Planning Inside Government and Out 
  • Battling Job Search Fatigue: Staying Positive 
  • Rigor, Relevance, and the Value of the Letters 
  • Using Social Media to Build Your Personal Brand 

Recordings will be available for one year from the date of purchase.